Optimization of 3D Printing Process Parameters of Poly Lactic Acid Materials by Fused Deposition Modeling Process
Boddula Vikas,  Dr.M.Manzoor Hussain,  Chintireddy Sharath Reddy
Additive Manufacturing (AM), also referred to as 3D printing involves manufacturing a part by depositing material layer by layer. There is a wide array of different AM technologies, Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) is one of the most common techniques used for 3D printing. In this work, a customized FDM system was developed for Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) material printing. The present research is to investigate the influence of the printing temperature, printing speed, layer thickness and filling ratio on the mechanical properties of the PLA specimens. Optimum FDM process parameters of PLA material, the tensile test were carried out with filling ratio and without filling ratio (100%) and the specimens were selected by the orthogonal test of four factors and three levels for varying filling ratio and the orthogonal test of three factors and three levels for 100% filling ratio along with the printing temperature, printing speed, layer thickness and filling ratio.
Keywords- Additive Manufacturing, 3D printing, Fused Deposition Modeling, Poly Lactic Acid.
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Boddula Vikas,  Dr.M.Manzoor Hussain,  Chintireddy Sharath Reddy,   "Optimization of 3D Printing Process Parameters of Poly Lactic Acid Materials by Fused Deposition Modeling Process"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.7, Issue 3, pp.189-196, July 2019, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1903033.pdf